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Composite wire microelectrode and method of making same

United States Patent

*** EXPIRED ***
5,580,431
December 3, 1996
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A composite wire microelectrode for making electro-chemical measurements, and method of making same. The microelectrode includes an inner conductive sensing wire and an outer tube that is oxidized to form a dielectric, self-healing oxide layer around the sensing wire.
Isaacs; Hugh S. (Shoreham, NY), Aldykiewicz, Jr.; Antonio J. (Thiells, NY)
Associated Universities, Inc. (Washington, DC)
08/ 507,591
July 20, 1995
This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-AC02-76CH00016, between the U.S. Department of Energy and Associated Universities, Inc. The Government has certain rights in the invention.